Living next to an old lava flow does sound like an exciting prospect – even if it is one that is 300 years old. But for the residents of Hawaii dealing with fiery volcanoes and lava flows is a less common affair.
Giving a home that is over 20 years old a new lease of life takes a bit of doing. Nestled in Israel this particular home was in need of a smart makeover that suited the new lifestyle of its homeowners.
Designed by Beczak & Beczak is the taller northern section of the house that contains the three bedrooms of the house while the second structure towards the street holds the living area kitchen dining room and other public spaces.
A narrow entryway leads to the expansive home with pool and sunken lounge on the roof and bedrooms that overlook the scenic landscape beyond. The living area on the lower level is filled with ample natural light as glass walls connect the dining kitchen and living space with the world outside. Design is kept simple minimal and sophisticated with contemporary flair oozing at every turn.
A 5-kilometer long stretch of tropical paradise filled with white sand gentle waves and an old casuarinas forest that offers ample cover and privacy to everyone relaxing and rejuvenating here – in Vietnam is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque on the planet.
Surrounded by lush green evergreen and hardwood forest on all sides and presenting a rustic rural backdrop the sight of the in Canada comes as a surprise any unsuspecting visitor. The lean minimal and contemporary home in stone wood and glass seems to barely float above the landscape even as a winding entry leads to the residence with a low profile.